7 Days trip in Albania

Budget: 500 USD - 3000 USD City sightseeing Food exploration
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Albania, located in Southeastern Europe, offers a mix of stunning landscapes, rich history, and vibrant culture. From beautiful beaches to breathtaking mountains, Albania has something for every traveler. With its warm hospitality and delicious cuisine, it's a country worth exploring.


General Infomation

Currency
ALL
Exchange Rate of 1 USD to ALL
ALL 96
Capital
Tirana
Timezone
GMT +0200
Electricity
Language
Albanian
Weather
8.49°C
Best Way to Get Around
Bus
Taxi
Car Rental

Day 1


  1. Lëkurësi Castle

    120 minutes

    Start your trip with a visit to Lëkurësi Castle, which offers spectacular views of Saranda and Corfu Island.

  2. Kuzum Baba

    180 minutes

    Explore Kuzum Baba, which is both a historical monument and a pilgrimage site for Muslims.

  3. Restaurant Limani

    120 minutes

    Enjoy delicious seafood at Restaurant Limani, which is known for its fresh catch of the day and great views of the harbor.


Day 2


  1. Butrint National Park

    240 minutes

    Explore the ancient ruins of Butrint National Park, which was inhabited since prehistoric times and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  2. Blue Eye

    180 minutes

    Visit the Blue Eye, a natural spring that boasts crystal-clear blue water surrounded by lush green vegetation.

  3. Taverna Bujtina Lalenica

    120 minutes

    Experience traditional Albanian cuisine at Taverna Bujtina Lalenica, which serves homemade dishes made with locally-sourced ingredients.


Day 3


  1. Gjirokastra Castle

    120 minutes

    Visit Gjirokastra Castle, a well-preserved fortress that offers stunning views of the city and surrounding mountains.

  2. Old Bazaar

    180 minutes

    Stroll through the Old Bazaar, which is lined with shops and cafes in traditional Ottoman-style houses.

  3. Kotori Restaurant

    120 minutes

    Savor Mediterranean and Albanian cuisine at Kotori Restaurant, which is known for its seafood dishes and stunning sea views.


Day 4


  1. Syri i Kalter (Blue Eye)

    120 minutes

    Visit Syri i Kalter (Blue Eye), a natural spring with crystal-clear blue water surrounded by lush green vegetation.

  2. Llogara National Park

    240 minutes

    Explore Llogara National Park, which is home to rare flora and fauna and offers stunning views of the Ionian Sea and Albanian Alps.

  3. Baron Taverna Restaurant

    120 minutes

    Dine at Baron Taverna Restaurant, which offers delicious seafood and traditional Albanian dishes in a cozy and welcoming atmosphere.


Day 5


  1. Ali Pasha Castle

    120 minutes

    Visit Ali Pasha Castle, which was built in the 19th century and served as the residence of Ali Pasha, an Ottoman ruler.

  2. Ksamil Beach

    180 minutes

    Spend the afternoon at Ksamil Beach, which boasts clear turquoise water and white sandy beaches.

  3. Olive Terrace

    120 minutes

    Enjoy traditional Albanian cuisine at Olive Terrace, which offers stunning views of the city and surrounding mountains.


Day 6


  1. Blue Flag Beach

    120 minutes

    Visit Blue Flag Beach, which is known for its clear turquoise water and white sandy beaches.

  2. The Castle of Himara

    180 minutes

    Explore The Castle of Himara, which dates back to the 16th century and offers stunning views of the Albanian Riviera.

  3. Olive Oil Factory

    120 minutes

    Tour an Olive Oil Factory and taste locally-produced olive oil, which is a staple of Albanian cuisine.


Day 7


  1. Lukove Beach

    120 minutes

    Visit Lukove Beach, which boasts crystal-clear water, white pebble beaches, and impressive cliffs.

  2. St. Nicholas Monastery

    180 minutes

    Explore St. Nicholas Monastery, which dates back to the 17th century and is considered one of the most important religious sites in Albania.

  3. La Pasteria Restaurant

    120 minutes

    Savor Italian cuisine at La Pasteria Restaurant, which offers a wide range of homemade pasta dishes and pizza.


Estimated Cost (USD)

Accommodation

Hostel
10-20 (price per night in USD)
Budget Hotel
30-50 (price per night in USD)
Airbnb Apartment
40-100 (price per night in USD)

Transportation

taxi
5-10 (estimated price)
public bus
0.50-1 (estimated price)
rental car
20-40 (estimated price per day)

Food

Street Food
2-5 (estimated price in USD)
Local Restaurant
5-10 (estimated price in USD)
Fine Dining
20-50 (estimated price in USD)

Activities

Beach Day
0 (free)
City Tour
10-15 (estimated price in USD)
Historical Site Visit
5-10 (estimated price in USD)

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